The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 38 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.26% 1.32% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 4.67% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £340 £185 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.78% -39.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +2.25% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +8.33%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 120 107 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.30% 28.23% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 80 109
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.92% +71.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Northamptonshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Northamptonshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Northamptonshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 5 £340 +83.78% 4
C++
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 11 (73.33%) C
2 10 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (53.33%) Automotive
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (33.33%) FlexRay
5 5 (33.33%) MISRA C
5 5 (33.33%) MISRA
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (26.67%) Android Development
6 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (20.00%) IEC 61508
7 3 (20.00%) ISO26262

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Systems Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) MISRA
1 5 (33.33%) MISRA C
2 3 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 3 (20.00%) ISO26262